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McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #17: McSweeney's Issue 17

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Publisher Comments:

McSweeney?s began in 1998 as a literary journal, edited by Dave Eggers, that published only works rejected from other magazines. But after the first issue, the journal began to publish pieces written with McSweeney?s in mind. Soon after, McSweeney?s attracted works from some of the finest writers in the country, including David Foster Wallace, Ann Cummins, Rick Moody, Heidi Julavits, Jonathan Lethem, William T. Vollmann, and many new talents. Today, McSweeney?s has grown to be one of the country?s best and largest-circulation literary journals. The journal is committed to finding new voices, publishing work of gifted but underappreciated writers, and pushing the literary form forward at all times. McSweeney?s publishes on a roughly quarterly schedule, and each issue is markedly different from its predecessors in terms of design and editorial focus. Issue 17 is not an ordinary issue of McSweeney's. It is, however, an ordinary bundle of mail, stacked and rubber-banded, containing the usual items: a recent issue of Yeti Researcher, a sausage-basket catalog, a flyer for slashed prices on multi-user garments, a couple letters . . . the usual. Also: the debut of a DVD quarterly, featuring never-before-seen work by Spike Jonze and David O. Russell. Also: stories.

Synopsis:

Issue 17 is not an ordinary issue of McSweeney's. It is, however, an ordinary-looking bundle of mail, stacked and rubber-banded, containing the usual items: a recent issue of Yeti Researcher; a large envelope, called Envelope, containing fine oversized reproductions of new art; a sausage-basket catalog; a flyer for slashed prices on garments that are worn by more than one person at a time; a new magazine of experimental fiction called Unfamiliar; a couple letters... the usual. This might be the strangest and most pleasure-giving issue yet.

Synopsis:

This quarterly publication has grown into one of the country's largest-circulation literary journals. It is committed to finding new voices, publishing work of gifted but underappreciated writers, and pushing the literary form forward.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932416312
Editor:
Eggers, Dave
Publisher:
McSweeney's Books
Editor:
Eggers, Dave
Author:
Eggers, Dave
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Subject:
Fantasy - Contemporary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
McSweeney's Quarterly Concern
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 25.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Issue 17 is not an ordinary issue of McSweeney's. It is, however, an ordinary-looking bundle of mail, stacked and rubber-banded, containing the usual items: a recent issue of Yeti Researcher; a large envelope, called Envelope, containing fine oversized reproductions of new art; a sausage-basket catalog; a flyer for slashed prices on garments that are worn by more than one person at a time; a new magazine of experimental fiction called Unfamiliar; a couple letters... the usual. This might be the strangest and most pleasure-giving issue yet.
"Synopsis" by , This quarterly publication has grown into one of the country's largest-circulation literary journals. It is committed to finding new voices, publishing work of gifted but underappreciated writers, and pushing the literary form forward.
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